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The New York Times condemns U.S. brain drain policy against Cuba
WASHINGTON.— An editorial published on November 17 by the U.S. newspaper, The New York Times, condemned the brain drain from Cuba stimulated by the United States, and in particular the program that encourages the migration of doctors to the U.S. during official missions abroad.

Cuba calls for sustained development support in Africa
UNITED NATIONS.— On November 13, before the UN General Assembly, Cuba stated that in addition to aid to combat the Ebola epidemic, Africa needs systematic developmental support.

New York Times criticizes U.S. policy toward Cuba
For the fifth time in less than a month, the New York Times has published an editorial on Cuba, this time acknowledging the numerous futile attempts made by the United States to undermine stability in Cuba, in hopes of provoking an uprising against the government.

Cuba supports Palestinian resolution to end Israeli occupation
Cuba today expressed its support for the draft resolution presented by Palestine to the UN Security Council to ensure a swift end to the Israeli occupation, in place since 1967, Prensa Latin reported.

Ebola and hunger on the African continent
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has aggravated the food situation in the region, principally in Guinea-Conakry, Liberia and Sierra Leona, according to the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

A literary dialogue between Cuba and India
Cuba’s largest cultural event, the 24th Havana International Book Fair, will take place February 12-22 in the capital, and then across the country through April, and will be dedicated to the Republic of India, as guest Country of Honor.

Switzerland approves clinical trials for Ebola vaccine
The public agency Swissmedic which regulates pharmaceuticals in the country approved, today November 6, the conducting of clinical trials to test another experimental vaccine to combat the Ebola virus, developed by the Canadian Public Health Agency in a Geneva hospital, announced Bertrand Levrat, the institution’s director, according to Telesur.

The New Yorker article highlights Cuba’s Ebola Diplomacy
“In a sense, all of these countries are following the lead of Cuba,” wrote journalist Jon Lee Anderson in an article Publisher on November 4 in the prestigious magazine The New Yorker, entitled “Cuba’s Ebola Diplomacy,” in which he discusses Cuba’s contribution to the fight against Ebola.

The New York Times urges prisoner swap with Cuba
The New York Times has called on President Barack Obama to exchange Alan Gross, an employee of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), imprisoned in Cuba for covert operations, for the three Cuban anti-terrorists unjustly incarcerated in the United States since 1998.

Climate change could be irreversible
UNITED NATIONS.— The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned in a report published on November 2 that, continuing to remain passive in the face of this situation will have a severe, generalized and irreversible effect on the world’s people and ecosystems.

Religious leaders visit Antonio Guerrero in Marianna Federal Prison
Recently returned from a visit with one of three Cubans held in U.S. prisons, Church World Service (CWS) President and CEO the Rev. John L. McCullough reflected on the intersection of faith and politics as he prepares to travel to Cuba for visits with church leaders, Cuban government officials and the families of the imprisoned men.

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